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New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg (C) views damage in the Breezy Point area of Queens in New York on October 30, 2012 after fire destroyed about 80 homes as a result of Hurricane Sandy which hit the area on October 29. The death toll from superstorm Sandy has risen to 35 in the United States and Canada, and was expected to climb further as several people remained missing, officials said. Officials in the states of Connecticut, Maryland, New York, New Jersey, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Virginia and West Virginia all reported deaths from the massive storm system, while Toronto police said a Canadian woman was killed by flying debris. AFP PHOTO/Stan HONDA (Photo credit should read STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images) Photo by: AFP/Getty Images

Today's Irish news roundup

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New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg (C) views damage in the Breezy Point area of Queens in New York on October 30, 2012 after fire destroyed about 80 homes as a result of Hurricane Sandy which hit the area on October 29. The death toll from superstorm Sandy has risen to 35 in the United States and Canada, and was expected to climb further as several people remained missing, officials said. Officials in the states of Connecticut, Maryland, New York, New Jersey, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Virginia and West Virginia all reported deaths from the massive storm system, while Toronto police said a Canadian woman was killed by flying debris. AFP PHOTO/Stan HONDA (Photo credit should read STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images) Photo by: AFP/Getty Images

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Top ten facts and figures about Hurricane Sandy -- New York’s worst storm in decades - VIDEO

1. Hurricane Sandy began in Jamaica on October 22nd, developing from an elongated tropical wave near the Caribbean sea...READ MORE

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Neighbors Lucille Dwyer, right, and Linda Strong embrace after looking through the wreckage of their homes in Breezy Point on October 31, 2012.  Breezy Point residents survey Hurricane Sandy damage and broken dreams - VIDEO

Shocked residents of Breezy Point in Queens went back to their shattered homes yesterday and vowed to rebuild their dreams...READ MORE

 

 

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Erin Gallagher (13), from Donegal, committed suicide having been bullied on the social networking site Ask.fmPolice interview two girls believed to be involved in Erin Gallagher’s suicide

Hundreds of mouners gathered Wednesday to pay their respects to Erin Gallagher (13), from Donegal, who committed suicide having been bullied online. The police are now speaking to two schoolgirls who presented themselves for interview, along with their parents...READ MORE

 

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President Obama, Cardinal Dolan and GOP Candidate Mitt Romney at the Al Smith charity event in NYC recently  Why Catholic vote is likely to decide presidential election this year

At least 47million Catholics will vote Tuesday and how they do so will decide this election...READ MORE

 

 

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Donald Trump has a secret about Barack Obama but what could it be?Donald Trump uses Hurricane Sandy to attack Barack Obama ahead of election

Donald Trump, who recently released a video asking President Barack Obama to release his personal and education records, has been using the Hurricane Sandy disaster to further attack the Democratic candidate during the run up to the election...READ MORE

 

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